USA go for quality and quantity

By Danny Caro, June 21, 2013

Maccabi USA will take a 1,130-strong delegation to next month’s Maccabiah Games in Israel.

Led by general chairman Jeff Bukantz, this will be the largest travelling squad to travel from the country to compete in an International Olympic Committee-sanctioned event.


GB to start 19th Maccabiah against Germany

By Danny Caro, June 21, 2013

Team GB will face Germany in their opening match in the Open football competition at next month’s Maccabiah Games.

Seeded two in the event, David Pollock’s troops will be aiming to win their first gold medal in the competition for more than 40 years. They face the Germans less than 24 hours after the Opening Ceremony at the Teddy Stadium in Jerusalem.


Bryant inspires a generation

June 20, 2013

Lord Kestenbaum and 2012 Olympic medallist Karina Bryant were among a number of guests at the Team GB kit day at JCoss in Barnet.

With just over a month to go until the 19th Maccabiah Games begin, more 300 members of Team GB, who will be one of the largest delegations in Israel, gathered together to collect their uniforms.


Israel names 15-man squad for Maccabiah

By Danny Caro, June 18, 2013

Raymond Aston has been appointed captain of the Israeli Open cricket team at next month’s Maccabiah Games.

The host nation has selected a 15-man squad for the competition which gets under way on July 18.

Aston, who plays for Young Ashdod, will work closely with vice-captain Eshkol Solomon in a squad featuring four players from Raanana, including former skipper Herschel Gutman.


Edwards ready for Maccabiah test

By Danny Caro, June 14, 2013

Ellie Edwards hopes to show real star qualities when she takes to the world stage at the 19th Maccabiah Games in Israel next month.

The Trafford Athletics Club runner is on the road to recovery following a series of injuries over the past 18 months and caught the eye at the recent Greater Manchester Schools Championship.


GB ready for futsal frenzy at Maccabiah

June 13, 2013

The Team GB Open futsal squad continued their preparations for the 19th Maccabiah Games in Israel by claiming an impressive 9-6 victory over Loughborough University.

An 11-man squad features eight players under 22 years of age, with Motti Colman the most senior squad member at 30. He will be able to call on his experience playing for Tel Aviv in the Israeli National Futsal League.


19th Maccabiah Cricket draws

By Danny Caro, June 7, 2013

Here are full details of the cricket schedule for the 19th Maccabiah Games in Israel.

Thursday, July 18 - Opening Ceremony (7pm) - Teddy Stadium, Jerusalem

Friday, July 19
Great Britain vs South Africa - Lod (10am)
Israel vs India - Ashdod (10am)
Canada vs Australia - Hadar Yosef 2 - Tel Aviv (10am)

Sunday, July 21


Bring on the Germans, says Stone

By Danny Caro, June 7, 2013

Michael Stone says the Team GB Open Football squad will approach the Maccabiah Games in confident mood after being paired in the same group as Germany.

The draw for several sports was made in Israel this week and the blue riband event sees 2009 runners-up GB also up against fellow seeds South Africa, Colombia and Peru in the only five-team group in the competition.


Maccabiah Games draws for Team GB

June 4, 2013

Maccabi GB’s teams now know who they will be facing in Israel this summer as all groups have been drawn for the 19th Maccabiah Games.


GB netball stars ready to sparkle in Israel

By Danny Caro, June 4, 2013

Team GB Open Netball squad will be going for gold at next month's Maccabiah Games has been selected.

The side featured a number of experienced players, some of whom have come up through the Junior ranks and represented their country at past Maccabiot and European Maccabi Games.